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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1812 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in green and brown and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.26-1915

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saucer, soft-paste porcelain, with a garland border painted in green and brown and gilded.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (manufactured)

Date

1812 (dated)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in green and brown and gilded

Object history note

Thick laurel garlands are made to 'hang' around the edge of the plate. Next comes a laurel or olive wreath and a rosette in the centre. Heroic wreaths and garland decorations were much used by all sides during the Napoleonic wars.

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain, with a garland border painted in green and brown and gilded, made in the Sèvres porcelain factory, France (Paris), dated 1812.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Rosettes; Laurel; Festoons

Categories

Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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